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1 April 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Put a value on lodging in oilseed rape

Lodging in oilseed rape can cause significant crop losses, by reducing the amount of light getting into the canopy, by restricting essential assimilat...


Role of agriculture being overlooked, claims FUW manifesto

The Farmers’ Union of Wales 2015 general election manifesto has highlighted the all-to-often overlooked central role agriculture plays in both rural a...


30 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Red diesel still cheap: What is the impact for farmers?

The red diesel price has recently risen slightly - from a low of 49.6p/litre in early February 2015 it was 51.03p/litre as at this morning 30 March 20...


Britain's farmers 'not optimistic about the future,' says survey

Britain’s farmers are feeling less optimistic about the future than they did in 2014, according to a survey conducted by MHA, the UK-wide group of acc...


UK not self-sufficient in food production as government report encourages action

Farmers have said they are 'pleased' that the government has recognised the strong desire to secure the long-term future of food production in the UK....


Grassland UK to showcase benefits of Selenium fertiliser

Farmers should consider applying selenium fertiliser to their grassland in a bid to improve farm animal health all year round. And visitors to Grassla...


27 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
UK urged to approve cheap EU loans for farmers

The UK must op-into a fund that aims to help ease access to finance for farmers and other rural businesses, according to MEPs. Member States and re...


27 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Farmers meet to discuss alternative blackgrass control

Organic and non-organic farmers came together on 24th March to share ideas and knowledge about the control of blackgrass. A field lab at Shimpling...


MPs support changes to 'out-dated' HS2 compulsory purchase

A report on HS2 published by a committee of influential MPs has supported changes to the out-dated compulsory purchase system. The First Special Re...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Crops,News
Un-locking pesticide availability

It is well known that the medium of water is prone to quality variations which can cause pesticide availability, such as glyphosate, to be compromised...


CAP Reform: Are you ready?

With May 15th SAF deadline looming many questions remain to be answered, but some clarity is finally emerging. It is imperative that this form is ...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,Finance,News
Keep farm cash flowing while conditions remain tough

Farm businesses should avoid extending their overdraft to fund new capital items, especially when times are tough, and instead look to secure separate...


CLA steps up rural campaign for General Election

As Parliament prepares to dissolve before the General Election on 7 May, the CLA has stepped up its own campaign to influence parliamentary candidates...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,NFU
Lobbying continues to clarify BPS 'plan B' for farmers

Farmers still need to focus on BPS applications by preparing information ahead of completion. The call from the NFU comes after farming minister Georg...


26 March 2015 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News
Make the most of grass by managing your worm control programme

Plan ahead before turnout to ensure you’re on top of parasite control, as high worm burdens can significantly affect growth rates. That’s the advic...



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